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he misspoke in that conference call. let's bring in our cnn chief political analyst gloria borger in "the situation room" as well. the ad we just saw in dan's piece, part of a broader picture that the obama administration, the obama campaign is trying to project. >> as you know this is the summer when it's time to define your opponent. it's not rocket science here, wolf. what the obama campaign is trying to do is paint a very, very unflattering portrait of mitt romney. he is, according to the obama campaign, secretive, tax avoiding businessman who outsources jobs and cares nothing about the middle class. that is of course on top of his wealth. so it's a caricature but sometimes care ka churs can stick particularly when you're spending $25 million a month most of which is in negative advertising. so that can stick. and the problem for romney right now is that unless he releases his taxes or continues to -- or give some more information about his taxes or even bain, these questions will be raised. don't forget, wolf, you were there. these questions were raised by his republican oppo
presenter. i mean just look at them. the chef and the cnn deli finally perfected the black and white news cookie. i mean the babies they'd have made, the sill ken ebb onee queen and the elfish god would have produced the most perfect little laser eyed caramel mocka wood nymph. i'm pretty sure that's okay for me to say. it doesn't make any sense. for years we've heard anderson go on and on about some girl named katrina. (laughter) standing in front of her house at odd hours, fighting with her and ending up outside in the rain. it was true love. of course looking back now it was suspicious that we never saw a photo of her. and their relationship always seemed strained. i mean who calls their girlfriend by the pet name worst natural disaster of the modern era. and of course, folks, no one, no one took more advantage of my absence from the scene than the you could ad-- coward in chief. you see this man is running scared, folks, because we all know mitt romney is the man we need in the white house thanks to his years of business experience at bain capital. so obama is now attacking romney's re
malveaux. this hour in the "cnn newsroom" we're focusing on the -- obesity drug, and the worst drought in america since the 1950s. want to get right to it. president obama, mitt romney raising money and rallying their supporters this hour. romney holding a campaign rally in irwin, pennsylvania. that's about 20 minutes from now. he also attends a private fund-raiser in pittsburgh. president, he's going to be speaking at a fund-raiser in san antonio. we expect to hear from him any minute. we're going to take you there live when he starts his remarks. we're going to have live coverage from the romney rally. that is also happening later this hour. >>> relatives of two missing girls in iowa say they are now bracing for the worst but hoping, hoping for the best. 8-year-old elizabeth collins and 10-year-old lera cook were seen friday riding their bikes near a lake. the girls' aunt appeared on hln along with the mom and she says the family is frustrated and confused. >> it's very baffling to understand how someone got off with a 10-year-old and an 8-year-old at the same time because it's as th
>>> we're out of time. cnn newsroom with carol costello begins right now. >> hey, soledad. thank you. >>> happening right now, flight scare. sewing needles, yes, needles, found in sandwiches on delta planes flying into america. one passenger was hurt. this morning, find out what the airline is doing about it. >>> big bus. two continents, three tons of cocaine, and 200 pounds of marijuana. it's happening right now. cnn will take you aboard that ship. >>> caught on tape. a breathtaking rescue as a 7-year-old dancing on a third floor window air conditioning unit trips and falls. hear from the guy who caught her. >>> and how would you like to lose a few pounds? a new weight loss pill is about to be approved. average weight loss, 23 pounds. we'll tell you who it's for and why there was such a fight to get it to your drug store. "newsroom" begins right now. >>> and good morning. thank you so much for joining us this morning. i'm carol costello. we begin with an ongoing investigation. after a food safety scare at 30,000 feet. we're talking about sewing needles found in sandwiches served
on the flights while authorities are investigating this. cnn's sandra endo, she's following the story. >> suzanne, the fbi and local authorities in the netherlands are trying to find out how the needles got into those thuurkey sandwiches. the needles found in sandwiches on flights from amsterdam to minneapolis, and atlanta. two needs found by passengers and one by an air marshal. the airline notified all 18 flights from amsterdam to stop serving sandwiches. here's what one passenger who got one of the contaminated sandwiches said when he spoke with station kstp. >> i bit down on it so i wasn't biting down on the sharp side but the flat side. it could have been, you know, a bad injury orally but had i taken a big swallow and swallowed that down, i'd have a needle inside. that would be very concerning to me. >> the sandwiches were prepared in amsterdam to delta. in a statement a spokesperson for the company says this is a terribly upsetting situation. first and foremost is the safety of the traveling public. there's nothing more important to us at all than the safety of the passengers and crews. ga
. cnn "newsroom" continues right now with kyra phillips. >> 8:00 on the west. headed to the u.s., seized on the high seas, we're aboard the ship that's hauling the goods. >>> terror in tuscaloosa, bullets flying, people running for their lives. more than a dozen people reported injured in an alabama bar. >>> and a newest pill that promises to magically melt away the pounds. is it for you? our medical expert weighs in. >>> so when yahoo! started searching for a new ceo it made perfect sense to pluck the person who was a part of creating search as we know it. she was one of google's first employees. first female engineers, and also responsible for the look and feel of the popular search engine that we use every day. oh and let me add two more impressive stats. marissa marissa mayer i 37 and about to be a mom for the first time. >> i wonder what's going to be harder, yahoo! ceo or first-time mom. >> you tell me. i'm not a ceo or mom. you're a mom. i n't know. i think having a baby and running a company and trying to put on a massive turnaround is going to be pretty challenging. look this is
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. >> cnn's jim spellman is covering the search effort in eva evansdale, iowa. any luck yet? >> reporter: unfortunately, no, carol. take a look at this lake, it's called myers lake. they began draining it yesterday. they think perhaps by late tomorrow or thursday, they'll have all the water drained out of here into the river. it's really grasping at straws, though. i spoke to an investigator a few minutes ago who told me it's like these girls evaporated. they don't have any sign of foul play. they had about a thousand volunteers over the weekend searching through fields and trails, everything they can think of around here, with absolutely no sign of the girls except the two bikes and a purse found near the biekes. no sign of struggle near there. they want to drain the lake just in case -- they don't think they'll find anything else in here. but without much to do, that's the focus today, carol. >> so no witnesses saw the girls on their bicycles getting off at the lake, or no clues like that? >> reporter: no clues like that at all. take a look at this, carol. this far corner of the lake o
by a needle but declined medical treatment. federal agents have launched a criminal investigation now. cnn's sandra endo is live in washington with the very latest. this is just outrageous. what have authorities uncovered so far? >> a full blown investigation is under way. the fbi and local authorities in the netherlands are trying to figure out how the needles got into those turkey sandwiches in the first place. a spokesperson says the neelds were found in sandwiches on flights from amsterdam to minneapolis, seattle, and two flights to atlanta. two of the needles were found by passengers and one was discovered by an air marshall. when delta found out about the needles in the food, the airline says it notified all 18 flights from amsterdam to stop serving the sandwiches. here's what one passenger who actually bit into one of the contaminated sandwiches said whe he spoke to affiliate ktsp. >> i bit down on it so that i wasn't biting down on the sharp side, but the flat side. it could have been a bad injury orally, but had i taken a big swallow and swallowed that down, i'd have a needle insi
's attorney mark o'mara has identified the woman as zimmerman's cousin and tells cnn the allegations would not be admissible in court but will complicate things for the defense. >>> three more men are now coming forward telling police they were abused by jerry sandusky in the 1970s or 1980s. they are the first people to accuse him of abuse before the 1990s and it could mean the 68-year-old coach began preying on children in his early 20s. there's no mention of victims before the 1990s in the report. former fbi director louis freeh did. >>> it's one of first signs that penn state may be moving past joe paterno after the freeh report, according to state the university is changing the name of a student camp ground outside beaver stadium from paternoville to nittaniville as in the team's nickname, the nittany lions. >>> it was a heart stopping save by an offduty new york city bus driver. cell phone video. take a look at this, shows a 7-year-old girl jumping up and down on an air conditioning on the third floor apartment wind dough. when steve saint bernard sprang into action. >> wh
killed in this one attack residents say. information cnn cannot independently verify. in the morning, the media team picked their way through rubble strewn streets but they would not be able to leave douma. the government bombardment relentless. many more were killed. the team that filmed this at the end of june was trapped for more than a week. it's taken this long to get the footage smuggled to lebanon. all that effort. all that risk to give the world a glimpse of syria's horror and despair. it's a narrative of horror and despair that continues on a daily basis. we received word that douma was under assault today. that's not to mention the intense fighting taking place all over the capital. >> arwa, it's so horrifying to see the dead bodies of these families and young children who have nothing to do with the fighting and the syrian rebels. syrian rebels are pushing closer. this massacre, is this what's going on across the country where they are targeting innocent families collectively? >> reporter: that is what the opposition has been alleging since the onset. what we have been see
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he can kiss. jeanne moos, cnn. >> reporter: new york. >> nothing else to say. let's leave it alone. erin burnett, "outfront," starts right now. >>> "outfront" next, fed chair ben bernanke made two things clear today. the economy is in bad shape, but he is not going to throw more money at the problem. yet. >>> america can america get off its addiction to ben. >>> and mitt romney standing his ground refuse to go release more taxes, calls reach a deafening pitch. today he gave another reason why he shouldn't have to. >>> and an exclusive investigation into the risks of off-shore drilling. we went outfront to the arctic. shell has a plan to prevent the disaster like the one that happened to bp and the deepwater horizon. does it add up? let's go "outfront." ♪ >>> "outfront" tonight, ben bernanke says no to the addicts. addicts that are desperate for another hit of the fed's drugs. today in hearings on capitol hill, america's top banker, the chief of the federal reserve, got more negative on the state of the u.s. economy. >> given that growth is projected to be not much above the rate
attack residents say. information cnn cannot independently verify. in the morning the media team picked their way through rubble strewn streets but they would not be able to leave duma. the assad regime siege intensified. the government bombardment relentless. many more were killed. the team that filmed this at the end of june was trapped inside duma for more than a week and it's taken this long to get the footage smuggled to lebanon. all that effort, all that risk to give the world a glimpse of syria's narrative of horror and despair. >> arwa damon monitoring the developments out of beirut, lebanon. you mentioned this is just a glimpse of what is actually going on. >> it most certainly is, kyra. there's been fighting throughout damascus, very close to the heart of the capital. the seat of power. bashar al assad's seat of power in and of itself for the last few days. opposition activists have been describing it as the most intense fighting that has been taking place. the images coming out quite dramatic showing street-to-street guerrilla warfare. that story you saw, that is just a fract
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sandusky. cnn today learning three men now accusing the former penn state assistant football coach of sexually abusing them in the early 1970s. this is years before the crimes for which he was convicted last month. cnn contributor sara gannon broke the story today and she joins me tonight from harrisburg with the details. you've been reporting these accusers would have been young boys at the time of the alleged abuse in the '70s and '80s. do they have connections to penn state or second mile? >> reporter: erin, that's a great question i would love to know the answer to but right now the details about these three men and their allegations are very thin. all we really know is that they've come forward in some way. they're telling their story. police are aware of them. we don't know if they've testified before the grand jury. we don't even know if they were interviewed by police. but police are aware of them and we're not sure if police can really use them. if the statute of limitations has run out. because we don't know exactly how old they were or how old they are now. pennsylvania,
white house press secretary for george w. bush ari fleisher. cnn contributor paul begala. joins me as well. you advise the super pac which has run a lot these negative ads. negative campaigning, you're more than okay with it? >> totally, absolutely. the ads to the pac i advise which is priorities usa action. they have featured the most powerful ads. and the ones we have run the most of. the real words of real people that mitt romney laid off. he came and took over these companies. he loaded them up with debt. he in some cases he bankrupted them. paid himself millions. and canceled the health benefits. we sent cameras to places like kansas city. and we filmed these people. they're heartbreaking stories. the "los angeles times," "l.a. times," terrific journalist, called our ad the most effective democratic ad this year. >> -- there's been a slew of positive ads? >> yeah, i don't know how many is in a slew. i thought you nailed ax pretty well on this. my job i think in this pro-obama super pac is simply to define romney. if we run a single positive ad, i'll be disappointed. we might r
have been found. >>> cnn obtained a copy to extend the tax cuts for couples making $250,000 or less a year. senator harry reid has promised to bring the bill to the floor next week. in addition to extending the bush tax cuts for those families, it keeps the 15% tax on capital gains and dividends, again, for couples who make less than $250,000 a year. it also extends a modified child tax credit. republicans expected to oppose the bill, because they want the bush tax cuts extended for all income levels. >>> and now the national highway traffic safety administration has opened an investigation into 2001 through 2004 ford escapes and mazda tribute suvs. they're investigating 99 complaints, talking about stuck accelerator pedals. one is based on a fatal crash in january of this year. 591,000 vehicles could actually be affected. >>> and a man linked to a colorado springs murder allegedly attempted to actually steal a commercial plane at a utah airport. but then he committed suicide before the plane took off. colorado springs police tell cnn brian hedge land was being sought in the stabbin
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by her and the selection. cnn compiled a list of interesting facts and first, myer seen has responsible for clean look of with the white space on the screen. and once described the home page to a a company saying it's simple, elegant, you can slip it into your pocket but it has great doo dad when you need it. she's known for her fashion sense, once paying 60,000s ndz a charity auction to have lunch with fashion designer oscar de la renta and she used to date google co-founder larry page. saying the two were an item in early 2000s. she's now married to a venture capitalist and there is a baby on the way. the couple due to have their first child in october. a lot going on. >> there is a busy 2012 for march right after thisa, for sure. >> we're seeing a lot more breeze out there. >> this is odd i i feel like a weather defender. goitsing to remain odd. there is a right now, clouds are parting along the coast and we're getting a good amount of sunshine now. so still cooler and brisk. there is a look at live doppler 7. there are clouds near the coast and extensive. let's travel nor
could have done more but to claim he knowingly, intentionally protected a pedophile is false. cnn is reporting three more men have come forward claiming they were victims. jerry sandusky was convicted last month of abusing 10 boys. >>> state treasurer bill lockyer has filed for divorce from his wife former xeriscape botanicalbag -- wife, nadia lockyer. nadia lockyer resigned of a supervisor three months ago. >>> san bernardino is considering declaring a fiscal emergency. the city counsel was to meet this afternoon. the city is facing a $45 million budget short fall. san bernardino could become the third california city in the past month to file for bankruptcy following stockton and mammoth lakes. >>> retail sales dropped for the third straight month. the first time they have gone down for three connective months since 2008. consumers worry about news of a soft job market and the european debt crisis. on cost cost -- on wall street, the dow is down 49 to 12,727. the nasdaq is down 11 at 2,896. >>> yahoo maimed a top member of google to the ceo. marissa mayer was appointed to run ya
the economy and make the tax system for mayor. >>> hillary clinton on cnn had harsh words for mitt romney's campaign ad that show you her running against president obama in the 2008 campaign. she said those ads are a waste of money. >>> the huffington post says they're -- to repeal the health care reform bill. the same lawmakers voted to return to the enhanced congressional health care system where they get a sweeter deal than the average american. >>> so how much does the public hate congress? well, a gallop poll says 16% of americans approve of the job congress is doing. in 2005, approval of congress was about 40%. >>> politico reports harry reid's frank description of today's brave new world of campaign funding a group of "angry old white men bankrolling conservative groups that are trying to buy the fall elections." >>> and that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> now, here's your first look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 12,727 after falling 49 points yesterday. the s&p was down 3. the nasdaq dipped 11. taking a look at overseas trading this mor
", the washington post and cnn all reported that families making under $250,000 a year would keep their tax cuts but that everyone above that threshold will lose them. in fact, that is not what the president's plan does. every family keeps their tax cuts on the first $250,000 of taxable income. every family only the income that's above 250,000 is taxed at the higher rate, not the entire amount, only that top 1,000 is taxed at the higher rate. how did the media get this so wrong? it might have something to do with the white house's own messaging. here is the president last week. >> i am calling on congress to extend the tax cuts for the 98% of americans who make less than $250,000 for another year. [applause.] >> now that's obviously a good pitch. but he actually might be selling his plan short. joining us via scalp is david sirota for, the author of back to our future and he co-hosts the rundown which is a radio tax talk show that premiered today on khow in denver. david, congratulations on your new show. thanks for being in the war room tonight. >> tha
,000 dollar price tag makes it an easy addition to the team. >> in the back corner. >> reporter: cnn bethesda, maryland. >> i will -- police in florida had quite a situation on their hands. >> this whole thing is caught on dash cam and it is who is in the car that will have you shaking your head. >> the president and first lady had a moment while watching a basketball game in d.c. we will show you what happened. >>> if you are head downtown for work we have a traffic alert. streets are blocked off downtown because of a major water main break. it happened yesterday but it could cause delays today. and lauren told us that two lanes of lombard street opened up so that's good news. but linda, they have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: a lot of work. and you can see the reason why. right there, there is that huge hole where this main broke yesterday. it is going to take several days for them to make the repairs complete. all night they have been pumping water out of the hole so the contractors could get down to see what actually caused the main to break when it happened yesterday. it made a mess
a fascinating twist in what has been a fascinating saga. thank you. >> great to be here, piers. >> cnn spoke to the father of the witness on the line and he says no one from the family will be speaking to the media about the allegations. next, a winning or losing strategy. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management >>> people accuse you of a crime, you have every reason to go after them pretty hard. i'm going to continue going after him. i'm very proud of the record i had in my business career. helping turn around the olympics. and as the governor of the state of massachusetts. but what does it say about a president whose record is so poor that all he can do in his campaign is attack me? >> mitt romney on fox taking exception to the way president obama's campaign has characterized his role at bain capital. is this an issue that will get him tra
. she was just recently on cnn. >> one of the most important thing i hear over and over again is that they're victimized a second time. not only are they raped or sexually assaulted they then are humiliated, they're forced out of the military. they are treated like they have some kind of behavioral problem and it is swept under the rug. >> cenk: all right, in fact, 3,000 advocates have called on the house arms service committee chairman to hold hearings on lackland specifically. among groups is the group called "protect our defenders." we have brian with us to talk about it. brian, great to have you here. and first let me ask you if lack lackland unfortunately is representative of what is happening in the military, or is a case by itself in the series of sexual assaults that has happened there. >> i wish we could say it's just one case, but this has gone on for decades. you mentioned the petition launched by "protect our defenders," launched by the tail hooking whistle blower. that was back in the 90s the air force scandal. she decided to speak up again because nothing has ch
in case you thought ed gillespie made a mistake, he repeated it on cnn. >> he took a leave of absence, and in fact, he ended up not going back at all, and retired retroactively to february of 1999, as a result. >> did romney give back the salary he made between 1999 and 2002 when he retired retroactively? look here, folks. here's the bottom line. the s.e.c. filings show that romney made at least $100,000 a year while he was allegedly doing nothing as the ceo bain. maybe romney should have followed the lead of his father, george romney, stepped down as president of the american motors corporation, when he ran for office. it was real simple. a report in "the nation" says "the board elected george romney as vice chairman, but granted him an indefinite leave of absence without pay." mitt romney chose to retroactively retire. in other words, he was double-dipping. but more importantly, the romney campaign still cannot say who was running bain capital during the time in question. >> does the governor think that those were good deals for bain? >> those deals were made by -- those decisions w
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